Reviews & Reactions

Some things that have been said about Kano.

"Many have tried and failed to create a winning educational computer for kids. Kano cracks that nut and does so in genius fashion." - Wired

"Kano hits the sweet spot for anyone with curiosity about what's behind the screen." –CNBC

"The Kano ‘Make A Computer’ practically sings at you out of the box" -Financial Times

"Clever, entertaining and educational... Think of Kano the same way you and your family might approach an old-fashioned chemistry set, with curiosity, creativity and a sense that you're doing something together." - USA Today.

"Lets kids build their own PCs and learn to program with a nice combination of simplicity, education, and even charm." -Walt Mossberg

"Many have tried and failed to create a winning educational computer for kids. Kano cracks that nut, and does so in genius fashion.” -Wired, Our Absolute Favorite Gadgets of 2014

"It's kind of like Legos, but for computers. Kano is a kit that gives kids the basics of building hardware and coding software." - CNN

“I actually learned something new and made a product that actually works — and could replace my laptop for everyday tasks.” –Business Insider

“It’s like a Computing 101 course in a fun, nifty package. My son’s enduring interest in the lessons were what really sold me on the product.” -Bloomberg Businessweek

"The Kano team aims to get users through the first intimidating barrier so that they can go on and do interesting and creative things with computers." - BBC

“A line of code can be as creative as a stanza … Kano is a far better $150 present than a cheap tablet that mostly just plays games and movies.” -Wall Street Journal

“Kids make Kano computers, spurring them to explore both hardware and software imaginatively.” -Bloomberg

"Kano helps kids understand the ins-and-outs of computer circuitry, getting them on their way to an education in coding." - TIME

“Kano’s simple make-your-own computer kit is an easy way to get kids interested in learning about coding and computers” -Fortune, 26 Coolest Gadgets of 2015

“Finally, a way to trick my son into a lucrative career.” -The Onion

"A Kano DIY kit that has kids put together a simple computer that they can learn to code on." - Buzzfeed

“What he's doing, though he doesn't know it, is coding. He can do this because Kano has made it instinctive.” -The Guardian, “How Kano turned my son, 8, into a programmer”

“The most unique option for your kids to learn to code. Everything your kids need to build their own computer.” -Forbes